Author: Pete Theodore
Lives Change at Second Chance: Jessica’s Journey
Our big Wreckers Ball event on October 13 is fast approaching! While the night will truly be a “wrecking good time,” there is a serious goal underlying it all…. greater exposure and support for our primary mission of providing second chances to those who’ve experienced barriers to employment. Jessica is […]
Mark & Pete Interviewed by Kirk McKewen on the Anthony Lavine Show on 98 Rock!
Several members of our leadership team enjoyed representing Second Chance as the featured nonprofit on 98 Rock’s radio program headlined by the the Baltimore Ravens co-captain, Anthony Levine! Yummy food and drinks were served by Wayward Smokehouse in Federal Hill, and a guest appearance by up-and-coming Cornerback Tavon Young also […]
Community Comeback Spotlight by Baltimore City Public School Students (Video)
Check out the premiere of a student-produced segment where they shine a spotlight on someone who has made a comeback in the community in a positive way. In this first episode from 2015, you’ll meet Saleem El’amin. He spent 42 years in prison and, at the time of filming, was […]
Don’t Miss Our Fall Pop Up Shop!
Riding the popularity wave created by our first two Pop Up Fairs, Second Chance is excited to be doing it again! Our goal is to help local vendors, artists, makers and creators increase engagement with their customer base and ours, resulting in a shopping event that’s fun and memorable for […]
“A Second Chance Marriage” by the staff of Bittersweet
“A Second Chance Marriage” by the staff of Bittersweet Monthly (2018) Listen to Brandon and Jess share their powerful story of seizing their second chance…. To see more of this creative piece, of which this video is a small excerpt, please visit this link.
SC Mentioned on TLC’s “Trading Spaces” Again!
SC Mentioned on TLC’s Trading Spaces Again! Image our delight to see our humble coffee table enjoy an elegant makeover from designer Laurie Smith on a recent episode of TLC’s #TradingSpaces! See more here: https://buff.ly/2LL5dIP
Introducing “Second Chance Founder’s Repurposed, Reclaimed House” in Baltimore Fishbowl
July 13, 2018 – “Second Chance Founder’s Repurposed, Reclaimed House” by Cynthia McIntyre in Baltimore Fishbowl Have you heard about our unique “concept house,” the brainchild of Second Chance’s founder, Mark Foster? We’re pretty jazzed about it! Read what it’s all about in this article from the Baltimore Fishbowl, and […]
Congressman John Sarbanes Visits Second Chance
On July 3rd, Second Chance was honored to be visited by Congressman John Sarbanes, the U.S. Representative for Maryland’s 3rd congressional district since 2007. A constructive roundtable discussion ensued. We’re grateful for the valuable perspective, humble attentiveness and meaningful encouragement he brought us in our ceaseless endeavor to retrain, […]
Second Chance Named Among Places Not to Miss in Baltimore!
It was fun to find ourselves listed among the top places nobody should miss when visiting in Baltimore! Click the picture to read the write-up, and be sure to visit “Baltimore’s Biggest Treasure Chest” 9 to 5 any day of the week!
“Bel-Loc Diner sign gets new life at Second Chance shop” in the Baltimore Sun
May 9, 2018 – “Bel-Loc Diner sign gets new life at Second Chance shop” by Brittany Britto in The Baltimore Sun We probably won’t be serving 6-egg omelettes any time soon, but we cherish this storied diner sign that came down after serving as a Towson-area landmark for more than […]